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Actors: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine, Martin Childs
Director: Philip Kaufman
Genres: Drama
R     2001     2hr 4min

Rush gives a tour-de-force performance as history's most infamous sexual adventurer, the Marquis de Sade. A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid (Winslet) smuggles...  more »


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Actors: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine, Martin Childs
Director: Philip Kaufman
Creators: Doug Wright, Des McAnuff, Julia Chasman, Mark Huffam, Melanie Woldt, Nick Wechsler, Peter Kaufman
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Love & Romance
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 05/08/2001
Original Release Date: 01/01/2000
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2000
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 2hr 4min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

Lisa L. from DALLAS, TX
Reviewed on 8/3/2010...
I have seen this movie before I ordered it....naturally I will watch anything with Geoffrey Rush in it, but I believe every cast member in this movie really did a stellar job! The subject of the Marquis de Sade is always fascinating to me, although much of his history has become modern legend more than facts, and Rush was outstanding as his character. Humor and drama mix well in this movie and it's a great story!
6 of 6 member(s) found this review helpful.
Susan H. (SusanH) from FAIRMONT, WV
Reviewed on 2/20/2010...
"Quills" has an all-star cast, and it captures the darkness of the time of Napoleon and the French Revolution. It is also current in its exploration of religion, psycology, morals and freedom of speech. That said, I would tell you it isn't for the squeamish, and I could live the rest of my life without some of the graphic images seared in my brain. Not for the faint of heart.......
6 of 6 member(s) found this review helpful.
Victoria G. from SAN ANSELMO, CA
Reviewed on 11/29/2009...
really great
2 of 6 member(s) found this review helpful.